University of New Hampshire

Durham, NH
location
Public
type
Small
setting
54%
46%
student ratio
12,840
total students
$13,670 | $26,650
in-state | out-of-state tuition
February 1
fall application deadline
80%
acceptance rate
Moderately Difficult
admission difficulty
Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
552
sat math
536
sat reading
536
sat writing
24
act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Agriculture
    • Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Animal Sciences
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Architecture
    • City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Area and ethnic studies
    • European Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • French Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Women's Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biochemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Biomedical Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Genetics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Neuroscience
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Zoology/Animal Biology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Business Administration and Management
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business/Commerce
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Hospitality Administration
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer and Information Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Information Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Mathematics Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering
    • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Chemical Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Civil Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Engineering Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mechanical Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering technologies
    • Civil Engineering Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Family and consumer sciences
    • Food Service Systems Administration
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Human Development and Family Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Foreign languages and literature
    • Ancient/Classical Greek
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Classics and Classical Languages
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • French
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • German
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Latin
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Linguistics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Russian
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sign Language Interpretation and Translation
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Spanish
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Communication Disorders Sciences and Services Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Health/Health-Care Administration
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Occupational Therapy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Veterinary/Animal Health Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Interdisciplinary studies
    • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Nutrition Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Liberal arts/general studies
    • Humanities
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mathematics and Statistics Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Natural resources/environmental science
    • Environmental Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Forest Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Forestry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Natural Resource Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Natural Resources and Conservation Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Natural Resources/Conservation
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Parks and recreation
    • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Philosophy and religious studies
    • Philosophy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Geology/Earth Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Hydrology and Water Resources Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Public administration and social services
    • Community Organization and Advocacy
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Social Work
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Anthropology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Criminology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Geography
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sociology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Art
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Dramatic/Theater Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Fine/Studio Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

80% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied18,420
    • Accepted14,740
    • Acceptance Rate80%
    • Enrolled12,840
    • Female Applicants10,187
    • Females Accepted8,535
    • Female Acceptance Rate83%
    • Male Applicants8,233
    • Males Accepted6,205
    • Male Acceptance Rate75%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Essay or personal statement
      Transcript of high school record
      Letter(s) of recommendation
    • Required for Some
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen February 1st April 15th --
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen February 1st April 15th --
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer April 1st April 15th --
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 536 490 590
    • SAT Math 552 510 610
    • SAT Writing 536 500 600
    • ACT Composite 24 22 27
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$13,670
    • Out-of-state tuition *$26,650
    • In-district tuitionNot Reported
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$2,882.00
    • Room and board *$10,360.00
    • Room only *$6,460.00
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students12,840
    • Male Student Percentage46%
    • Female Student Percentage54%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino3.05%
    • Black or African American1.17%
    • White or Caucasian80.22%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.23%
    • Asian2.09%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.01%
    • Two or more races1.5%
    • Unknown9.45%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout2.3% representing 34 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students50% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements Not Reported
    • Housing options Coed housing , Special housing for disabled
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 56%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station Yes
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band Yes
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services Yes
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center Yes
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities Yes
    • Greek sororities Yes
    • Local fraternities Yes
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations No
    • Most popular organizations Campus Activity Board, The Outing Club, Resident Hall Association, Student Senate, Memorial Union Student Organization
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Yes
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other lighted pathways and sidewalks

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division I
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Archery No Division C No
    • Baseball No Division C No
    • Basketball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Crew No Division C No
    • Cross-country running No Division 1 Yes
    • Fencing No Division C No
    • Field hockey No No No
    • Football Yes Division B Yes
    • Golf No Division C No
    • Gymnastics No No No
    • Ice hockey Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Lacrosse No Division C No
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Rifle No Division C No
    • Rock climbing No Division C No
    • Rugby No Division C No
    • Sailing No Division C No
    • Skiing No Division 1 Yes
    • Skiing (cross-country) No Division 1 Yes
    • Soccer Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Softball Yes No No
    • Swimming No No No
    • Table Tennis Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes Division C No
    • Track No Division 1 Yes
    • Ultimate Frisbee No Division C No
    • Volleyball Yes Division C No
    • Water polo Yes No No
    • Wrestling No Division C No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Archery No Division C No
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Crew No Division C No
    • Cross-country running No Division 1 Yes
    • Fencing No Division C No
    • Field hockey Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Football Yes No No
    • Golf No Division C No
    • Gymnastics No Division 1 Yes
    • Ice hockey Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Lacrosse No Division 1 Yes
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Rifle No Division C No
    • Rock climbing No Division C No
    • Rugby No Division C No
    • Sailing No Division C No
    • Skiing No Division 1 Yes
    • Skiing (cross-country) No Division 1 Yes
    • Soccer Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Softball Yes Division C No
    • Swimming No Division 1 Yes
    • Table Tennis Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes Division C No
    • Track No Division 1 Yes
    • Ultimate Frisbee No Division C No
    • Volleyball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Water polo Yes No No
    • Wrestling No Division C No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty1,032
    • Full-time Percentage59%
    • Part-time Percentage41%
    • Female Percentage50%
    • Male Percentage50%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio19:1 or 13,953 students to 740 faculty

Location & Contact


Durham, NH 03824
USA

Admissions Office

Phone: 603-862-1360
Fax: 603-862-0077
Email: admissions@unh.edu


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